Information on bridal styles and designer brands of wedding shoes and wedding gowns, tips and advice for bridal attire.

Choosing the best type of dress for your body shape and budget. From top to toe, with articles on tiaras, veils, wedding dresses and bridal shoes.

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Choosing wedding shoes

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Choosing a wedding dress

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Quick tips

There are hundreds of options for dresses, veils and shoes. Don’t get stressed out follow a plan and make your shopping experience a good one.


The dress and venue are among the first things to be organised, so it’s a good idea to get your overall budget sorted and then think about your dress budget. Don’t forget to include gown alterations, accessories like the veil and the shoes when considering the costs.


Do your homework online and then plan at least 2 different bridal shop visits for try ons. Don’t be tempted to go with the first dress you like, it will still be there after your scout around. Remember, even though most shops allow walk in customers, with bridal shops it’s normally best to phone and book a time to come in.


You can get a great idea on style from magazines and online sources. But take someone with you that will give you an honest opinion, it’s very easy to fall in love with a dress style, but it may not be the best style for your body shape.


Get the bridal shop to measure and recommend your correct size. As this may be different from your normal clothing size.

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New Zealand wedding articles and advice for brides on their big day, Tips for choosing your wedding dress and wedding shoes.